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Josef Doležal

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJosef•Doležal
Used nameJosef•Doležal
Born12 December 1920 in Příbram (CZE)
Died28 January 1999 in Praha (Prague) (CZE)
Measurements173 cm / 67 kg
AffiliationsSparta Praha, Praha (CZE) / Dukla Praha, Praha (CZE)
NOC Czechoslovakia
Nationality Czech Republic

Biography

At the European Championships 50 kilometres walk Josef Doležal was disqualified in 1946 and finished fourth in 1950. At the 1954 European Championships he won a gold medal in the 10 kilometres track walk and a silver medal in the 50 kilometres walk.

Personal Bests: 10kmW – 43:32 (1953); 20kmW – 1-30:00 (1956); 50kmW – 4-15:14 (1957).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Summer Olympics Athletics TCH CZE Josef Doležal
10 kilometres Walk, Men (Olympic) 5 h2 r1/2
50 kilometres Walk, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics TCH CZE Josef Doležal
20 kilometres Walk, Men (Olympic) AC
50 kilometres Walk, Men (Olympic) AC
1960 Summer Olympics Athletics TCH CZE Josef Doležal
50 kilometres Walk, Men (Olympic) 17

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